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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Sierra Nevada Lands Potential $205M IDIQ for USSOCOM Counter-IED Tech Support

Sierra Nevada Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $205 million contract to provide support services for electronic warfare technology the U.S. Special Operations Command uses to disrupt radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Monday SNC will support the command’s Dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare systems and perform contract work …

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8 Contractors Win Spots on $487M Navy Air Vehicle Prototyping IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has named eight awardees on a potential five-year, $487 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support naval aircraft prototype projects. The Defense Department said Wednesday task orders will encompass prototype air vehicle modification; mission systems; aircraft stores and support equipment designs; build-to-print technical data packages; test and evaluation kits; and fleet …

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Stavatti Aerospace to Pitch Javelin Trainer for Air Force T-X Competition

Stavatti Aerospace has announced plans to offer its Javelin military jet trainer and very light fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force‘s $16.3 billion T-X trainer program. The company said Friday the Javelin platform, which was derived from the Aviation Technology Group-built Javelin Mk-30 civil jet sportplane, will be offered as a potential replacement for the service branch’s …

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Northrop-BAE Team Stops Air Force T-X Trainer Contract Pursuit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems have ended a joint pursuit of the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “The companies have decided not to submit a proposal for the T-X Trainer program, as it would not be in the best interest of the companies and their …

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Raytheon, Leonardo Drop Out of T-X Trainer Program Partnership

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Leonardo have decided to end their partnership to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program after the companies failed to “reach a business agreement, ” Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta and Valerie Insinna write Leonardo said in a statement published Wednesday the firm has started to …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 …

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State Dept Clears $2B in Foreign Arms Sales With South Korea, Lebanon

The State Department has approved two separate foreign military sale agreements worth approximately $2.37 billion combined for South Korea to purchase the Aegis Combat System and Lebanon to buy A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the principal contractors on the $1.91 billion Aegis sale to South Korea are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), …

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Eren Ozmen: Sierra Nevada Targets Unmanned Tech Growth with Kutta Acquisition

Sierra Nevada has acquired Phoenix-based unmanned vehicle command and control systems developer Kutta Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Eren Ozmen, Sierra Nevada president, said Thursday that Kutta holds 15 years market experience and will add a range of technical offerings to Sierra Nevada’s unmanned technology portfolio through the acquisition. Kutta …

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